Newhall Ranch: Public Review Extended for Additional Environmental Analysis

cheap arial, capsule sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;”>By Sheryl Hamlin

prostate arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;”>Billed as a new California city with 58,000 residents, stores, golf courses and commercial development, the two-decade Newhall Ranch projected has been dogged with environmental issues, such as the 2015 rejection by the California Supreme Court of the environmental report.

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Source:  KCET

The project spans the Santa Clara River and extends west along State Route 126 from I5. The projected traffic could mean a massive change to the scenic 126 route, create detritus from a proposed dump site and endanger the Santa Clara River, according to environmentalists. The black and white picture shows the project boundaries.

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Source: Friends of the Santa Clara River

Now in a new decision, posted on a blog from the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, the CDFW has ended the review period to February 13, 2017.
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Source:  California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Citizens may download the EIR and comment here

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William "Bill" Hicks

It looks like another project that will be “environmentally Analyzed” to death.